Reggie Sanders (first baseman)

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Reggie Sanders
First baseman
Born: (1949-09-09)September 9, 1949
Birmingham, Alabama
Died: January 27, 2002(2002-01-27) (aged 52)
Los Angeles, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 1, 1974, for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
October 2, 1974, for the Detroit Tigers
MLB statistics
Batting average .273
Home runs 3
Runs batted in 10

Reginald Jerome Sanders (September 9, 1949 in Birmingham, Alabama - January 27, 2002), was a Major League Baseball player. He played 26 games, mostly at first base, for the Detroit Tigers in 1974. He hit a home run (off Catfish Hunter) in his first major league at bat.[1][2]

Sanders died on January 27, 2002.

See also[edit]

List of Major League Baseball players with a home run in their first major league at bat


  1. ^ "A's 5, Tigers 3", UPI in St. Petersburg Times, September 2, 1974.
  2. ^ Scott Ferkovich, "Six Tigers hit homers in their first big league at-bat", Detroit Athletic Co., April 3, 2014.

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